Spain creates a unique vaccination registry against Monkeypox

Plenary session of the Interterritorial Council of the National Health System.

The Interterritorial Council of the National Health System (Cisns) has approved in the extraordinary plenary session held this Wednesday the Declaration of Coordinated Actions (DAC) against monkey pox or Monkeypox. It is a document that has been worked on with the autonomous communities and cities in order to record the information regarding vaccination against this virus.

The DAC is the result of the work of the General Secretariat of Digital Health and the autonomous communities and cities and includes the commitment to carry out vaccination against Monkeypox following the recommendations approved by the Public Health Commission.

It also specifies that the autonomous communities and cities will contribute information from records and information systems of vaccines against Monkeypox, or any other information system in the framework of competences, to the State Immunization Registry (Regvacu), managed by the Ministry of Health. These data will be sent with a weekly periodicity.

Primary care and mental health

The Minister of Health, Carolina Dariashas brought to the plenary the distribution of funds for a total of 188.4 million euros, of which 16 will be for mental health Y 172.4 for Primary Care. In this sense, the Cisns has approved the distribution of 172,425,000 euros for the development of the Primary and Community Care Action Plan, after its approval in the Council of Ministers on Tuesday.

Among the different co-financed actions are those aimed at increase the resolution capacity of Primary Care, through the identification of diagnostic procedures that can be done from Primary and that are now performed from Hospital Care. They will also serve for the acquisition of equipment that improves diagnostic capacity.

Also, these funds will be used to optimize administrative processes that are carried out in Primary Care to achieve the necessary agility or to implement SNS strategies such as the Cancer Strategy with, for example, the promotion of cervical screening; o The Chronicity Management Strategy in polymedicated patients, with more effective care. Among other measures, these funds will be aimed at reinforce community orientation and of the Health promotion.

Cisns has also approved the distribution of funds to autonomous communities and Ingesa for an amount of 16 million euros for the Mental Action Plan, which was approved by the Council of Ministers on August 1.

These funds are intended to optimization of comprehensive mental health care in all areas of the SNS within which there are improvements in digital transformation. In addition, this financing includes mechanisms and actions to fight against the stigmatization of people with mental health problems and against addictions with or without substances. Campaigns or hotlines against suicidal behavior are also included.

Lastly, Darias shared with the SNS Health advisers the arrival of 44 million doses of adapted vaccines to variants against Covid-19 for the next vaccination campaign with booster doses that will begin on September 26 throughout Spain.

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